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METE308 PHYSICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MATERIALS

Course Code: 5700308
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(4-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Metallurgical And Materials Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ARCAN FEHM DERCOLU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5700202 | 5700204
The course set above should be completed before taking METE308 PHYSICAL FOUNDATIONS OF MATERIALS .

Course Content

Homogeneous and heterogeneous nucleation. Interfaces: classification, geometry and energy of interfaces, grain boundary segregation, mobility of interfaces and normal grain growth. Precipitation: free energy-composition diagrams, precipitation transformations and kinetics, coarsening. Eutectoid transformation and discontinuous precipitation. Recovery and recrystallization.